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Interest Only Mortgages – The Ticking Time Bomb | Gill Alton

From the time Interest Only Mortgages were introduced in great gusto between 1984 and 1994, to their second coming between 2000 to 2007, they have for many represented a poisoned chalice.  As the advantage of paying lower monthly mortgage payments has been taken at the expense of the guaranteed knowledge that at the end of [Read More...]

Property Investment Strategies – What Next For House Prices? | Gill Alton

There are a great many variables which have an influence on the prices of houses in the UK, not just on the national average but also locally. Certainly it is predicted the Government Lending Schemes are likely to drive the house prices up in the short term.  However, I have a genuine concern they haven’t thought [Read More...]

Property Investment Areas | Gill Alton

As an active property investor myself, besides helping people build a property portfolio with Alton Property Partners I am always looking for any news concerning property investment areas.   So I was really interested to see a recent article reporting that over 130,000 homes have been sold at a loss since 2007 when prices peaked. with [Read More...]

Buy To Let Is Still An Attractive Property Investment Strategy

I still advocate that buy to let is still an attractive property investment strategy despite an article I recently came across implying that there was an increasing number of ‘accidental’ landlords which would result in a reduction in rental yields. Read the article It states that the increasing supply of rental homes will reduce the [Read More...]

Property Investment Strategies Are Vital If You Have Interest Only Mortgages

There are certain property investment strategies that could be the saviour to those with an interest only mortgage as a means of repaying the loan at the end of the mortgage term. According to a report by BDRC Continental, only 560,000 households with an interest only mortgage have an investment plan that will enable them [Read More...]